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10 AM - 5 PM

Sunday

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Upcoming Events

Special Lecture by John P. Lukavic, Curator of Native Arts for the Denver Art Museum

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar | 5:45 PM program

Trustmark Grand Hall

This event is free and open to the public.

Homeschool Day

Thursday, October 25, 2018

9 AM - noon

Homeschoolers ages 6 to 12 are invited to tour our exhibitions on view and create works of art inspired by those on view in the galleries. With an emphasis on creativity, students will work with Museum Teaching Fellows and educators to create, learn, and engage with each other through art. Doors open at 8 AM for breakfast at La Brioche at the Museum (available for purchase), and studio activities begin at 9 AM. Dress for mess! Cost: $25 per student....

Gallery Talk | A Conversation with CAPE

Friday, October 26, 2018

11:30 AM

Begins in the Selby and Richard McRae Lobby

Gallery Talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists and scholars. Julian Rankin, managing director of the Museum's Center for Art & Public Exchange, leads this talk focusing on the new CAPE Lab, which invites visitors to participate in the Museum's curatorial process. This event is free and open to the public.

The Influences: Fall Film Series

Saturday, October 27, 2018

noon

Trustmark Grand Hall

The Influences is a six-week film series that explores the impact of one visual art form on another through screenings and discussions based on films by directors featured in the University Press of Mississippi Conversations with Filmmakers Series. The films screened are chosen by Mississippi artists for its influence on their artwork. The series attempts to raise awareness of film and recognize the medium as a form of artistic expression in the collective visual art. ...

Art and Coffee

Saturday, November 3, 2018

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

La Brioche at the Museum and Galleries

Art and Coffee is an opportunity to slow down with fellow art lovers in a casual morning learning space. Join Museum staff and special guests to look at and discuss current and upcoming exhibitions through the lens of how we engage art as a group. Coffee is served. This event is free and open to the public. Art and Coffee occurs the first Saturday of every month. Art and Coffee is generously sponsored by Gibbs...

Jeffrey Gibson Residency Wrap Up and Debut of Wonderlust

Saturday, November 3, 2018

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

This event is free to the public, but registration is required. Registration information will be available soon.

WonderLust: Materiality and Movement in Mississippi

Saturday, November 3, 2018

3 - 7 PM

“It's a continuation of me exploring movement… A lot of the physical materials I use in my artwork originate in dance regalia in the powwow circuit. I wanted to see the differences between people. How are we moving differently? How do we move the same? How does trauma impact how we move? How does confidence impact how we move?” – Jeffrey Gibson The Center for Art & Public Exchange at the Mississippi Museum of Art unveils and...

The Influences: Fall Film Series

Saturday, November 3, 2018

noon

Trustmark Grand Hall

The Influences is a six-week film series that explores the impact of one visual art form on another through screenings and discussions based on films by directors featured in the University Press of Mississippi Conversations with Filmmakers Series. The films screened are chosen by Mississippi artists for its influence on their artwork. The series attempts to raise awareness of film and recognize the medium as a form of artistic expression in the collective visual art. ...

Art Nights: Unburied Treasures

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

5:15 PM cash bar | 5:45 PM program

Galleries

>Art Nights is an evening series that brings the humanities to life through art, literature, music, and dialog. Participants examine artworks and artists through the lens of three rotating Museum programs: A Closer Look, Unburied Treasures, CAPE Re:frame. While A Closer Look shines its spotlight on works currently on view in changing exhibitions, Unburied Treasures, turns its focus to artworks in the Museum's permanent collection. Under the guidance of the Museum's Center for Art &...

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

12:30 - 2 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past. Licensed art therapist Susan Ainlay Anand facilitates this group to express themselves through art in an open studio approach while also sharing stories of hope, fear, joy, and sorrow. The group is open to all skill levels, novice to master, and encourages self-expression with an emphasis on exploration, curiosity, and skill-building...

Gallery Talk | Coulter Fussell

Friday, November 9, 2018

11:30 AM - noon

Begins in the Selby and Richard McRae Lobby

Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists and scholars. Join Coulter Fussell, textile artist, and founder of YaloRun Textile in Water Valley, MS, as she discusses the works on view in the special exhibition Material Pulses. This event is free and open to the public.

The Influences: Fall Film Series

Saturday, November 10, 2018

noon

Trustmark Grand Hall

The Influences is a six-week film series that explores the impact of one visual art form on another through screenings and discussions based on films by directors featured in the University Press of Mississippi Conversations with Filmmakers Series. The films screened are chosen by Mississippi artists for its influence on their artwork. The series attempts to raise awareness of film and recognize the medium as a form of artistic expression in the collective visual art. ...

Hoot and Holler Family Creation Lab

Sunday, November 11, 2018

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Each second Sunday, families with children ages 6-10 are led by a Museum educator in an art project inspired by a different artist each month. Families are guided in conversations around works by the selected artist followed by related studio projects in the classroom. Families will not only leave with an artwork but will learn techniques they can repeat and expand on at home. Cost: $10 per child. REGISTER HERE

Music in the City

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

5:45 PM

Trustmark Grand Hall

Music in the City is a monthly series presenting live performances of classical and traditional artists. The November program features soprano Deanna Simkins. This event is free and open to the public. Generously sponsored by Wise Carter Child & Caraway, P.A.

Museum After Hours | Water/Ways

Thursday, November 15, 2018

5:30 - until

Every third Thursday we host Museum After Hours when we open the doors after hours to partner with and embrace Mississippi’s creative community. Inspired by the opening of the Water/Ways- a traveling exhibit presented by a partnership of the Smithsonian Institute's Museum on Main Street division and the Mississipi Humanities Council- at Mississippi, and Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Museum in early December, this month's pop-up exhibition features artwork from the permanent collection depicting...

Screen on the Green | Annie

Thursday, November 15, 2018

8 PM

The Art Garden

The Mississippi Museum of Art and the Crossroads Film Society present an outdoor film series on the BankPlus Green in The Art Garden. This month's movie is Annie. This event is free and open to the public. Cash bar and food available for purchase beginning at 5:30 PM. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Presented in partnership with the

Look and Learn with Hoot

Friday, November 16, 2018

Selby and Richard McRae Lobby & BancorpSouth Classroom

This educational opportunity for children up to 5 years of age with their parents emphasizes creative play and literacy through a hands-on art activity and story time. (Hoot, a friendly owl, is the Museum’s education mascot.) Please dress for mess! Questions? Contact William R. Hollingsworth Fellow McKenzie Drake mdrake@msmuseumart.org. Sponsored by Children’s Medical Group, P.A.

Family Day

Saturday, November 17, 2018

9 AM-noon

Galleries, Classrooms, and The Art Garden

Let's get crafty! Join us for a fun-for-the-whole-family day of exploration, dance, music, and crafts. Studio activities will focus on working with beading and textiles, inspired by the works of Jeffrey Gibson and other fiber artists on view. Doors open at 8 AM for breakfast at La Brioche at the Museum (available for purchase), and studio activities begin at 9 AM. Dress for mess! No registration necessary.

Creative Healing Studio

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

12:30 - 2 PM

BancorpSouth Classroom

Creative Healing Studio is a bi-monthly art therapy gathering for adults being treated for cancer or those with a cancer diagnosis in their past. Licensed art therapist Susan Ainlay Anand facilitates this group to express themselves through art in an open studio approach while also sharing stories of hope, fear, joy, and sorrow. The group is open to all skill levels, novice to master, and encourages self-expression with an emphasis on exploration, curiosity, and skill-building...

Gallery Talk

Friday, November 23, 2018

11:30 AM - noon

in the

Gallery talks offer visitors the chance to engage with a single work, or pairing of works, for a 30-minute talk led by Museum curators and educators, as well as local artists and scholars. This event is free and open to the public.

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